The World Cup Alphabet: S is for…

Socrates was more than an ancient Greek philosopher as this letter carries a more musical theme

World Cup Alphabet – R is for…

Dennis Gedling’s World Cup Alphabet continues with the letter R. And, yes, you’ve probably picked part of it.

From World Cups and FIFA bans to the Socceroos and Bertie: the Dutch & Australian football

With orange coloured glasses Adam Muyt (jointly written with Roberto Pennino) looks back on the wonderful contribution of Dutch migrants and their descendants on the round ball game in Australia since the late 1940’s. Includes the tale of when Australia were banned by FIFA for four years.

The World Cup Alphabet – P is for…

Dennis Gedling stops for a World Cup P [love those stickers – Ed]

The World Cup Alphabet – Q is for…

We’re into the final 10 countdown with Q – Dennis Gedling takes us from the labyrinthine process of Qualification to a crazy keeper from CONMEBOL

Top 100 World Cup Moments (From the Aussie P.O.V.): 3-Eight Minutes Worth Waiting 32 Years For (2006)

With World Cup anticipation bubbling away, we look back at this post from Dennis Gedling on the first match of the 2006 Finals for the Socceroos, a breathaking come-from-behind win against Japan.

After waiting 32 years to play at a World Cup again, the Socceroos started their 2006 campaign against Japan. Dennis Gedling reports on a game that saw the Socceroos come back from a goal down to win 3-1.

The World Cup Alphabet – O is for…

World Cup Alphabet: Dennis Gedling is up to the letter O which is for three concepts which may surprise. [Nice memory of Sengal’s opener v France in 2002 among other matters – JTH]

The World Cup Alphabet – N is for…

N is for…
Dennis Gedling reminds us of some frustrating results and some great old ads.

The World Cup Alphabet – M is for…

M is for…
Dennis Gedling continues his alphabetical countdown to the World Cup with a look at some highlights associated with the letter M.

The World Cup Alphabet – L is for…

L is for…
Another letter, another story from Dennis Gedling as we count down the days to the World Cup.

The World Cup Alphabet – K is for…

We’ve reached the letter K, as special as they come. This time Dennis Gedling looks at a German legend and two countries separated by war but joined in a love of football and knocking The Azzurri out of the World Cup

The World Cup Alphabet – J is for…

The letter of the day is ‘J’ as Dennis Gedling continues through the alphabet, bringing us his wealth of knowledge on the world game.

The World Cup Alphabet – I is for…

The list continues, today Dennis Gedling looks at two Asian Confederation members – one a modern powerhouse with five finals qualifications, the other an underperformer with a quirky tale of (almost) qualification

The World Cup Alphabet – H is for…

The incomparable Hagi, host nations and hat tricks. Dennis Gedling takes us through the letter H.

Almanac Champions’ League: Liverpool and their long and winding road

In the lead up to tomorrow morning’s Champions League Final, Chris Michaels takes us through Liverpool’s involvement – and success – in this competition.

The World Cup Alphabet – F is for…

FINALS!!: No game quite stops (and then let’s down) a world audience quite like the World Cup Final. Letter F from Dennis as he continues with his World Cup review.

The World Cup Alphabet – E is for…

Dennis Gedling continues The World Cup Alphabet with the letter E.

The World Cup Alphabet – D is for…

Dennis Gedling continues The World Cup Alphabet with the letter D with some arcane canine connections and a brief history of the Dutch.

The World Cup Alphabet – C is for…

Dennis Gedling continues The World Cup Alphabet with a number of concepts and countries beginning with the letter C. [The goal umpire move is a cracker – Ed]

The World Cup Alphabet – B is for…

B is for Beginnings, Baggio and Brotherly Love. Dennis Gedling counts down to the opening day with his World Cup Alphabet.